all the things
Bromley’s Lemon Verbena soap in the shape of a lemon. Lifeboy pink, a very respectable soap. Carbolic soap, if you swore you’d have it on your tongue. Sunlight soap.
The smell of the gas lamp at my grandmother's, lighting a single gas mantle in the room.
Susan and Rex
From the arthur+martha project Stitching the Wars. A Two year collaboration with older people in Derbyshire, producing two embroidered quilts, a book, interviews and a series of poems.
More poems found here. A short documentary film about the project found here.
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